internetsdairy (internetsdairy) wrote,

Rationing Facts #1

Did you know? From 1940-47, more than a million babies in the UK were conceived using powdered ant semen.*

Precious human semen was gathered and used as an emulsifier for pig feed. This famous poster encouraged men to 'do their bit' for the war effort:



*From May 1944, the Ministry of Health could boast 'less than 30 antennae per 1,000 live births'.
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